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A famously welcoming climate graces the San Diego area. You're unlikely to need an umbrella with just 12 inches of rain a year, and temperatures are like a warm hug year round. Most travelers visit in summer, ... Read more
though the months which see the most sun are actually December to February. Prospects for a perfect tan may be frustrated by fog in May and June, so if a beach vacation is your bag, skip those months, but overall, travelers are free to enjoy the sea lions, beaches, and trendy Gaslamp Quarter without much worry for the weather.

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Top Solana Beach restaurants

  • Pizza Port
    8.824 reviews
    ££££
    Pizza, Bar, Brewery
    Popular withFoodiesFamilies
  • Claire's on Cedros
    9.516 reviews
    ££££
    American, Breakfast & Brunch, Coffee and Tea, Cafe
    Popular withFoodiesArtsy
  • Cucina Enoteca
    9.611 reviews
    ££££
    Italian, Pizza, Bar
    Popular withFoodiesArtsy
  • Fidel's Little Mexico
    9.76 reviews
    ££££
    Mexican
    Popular withFoodiesFamilies
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Solana Beach reviews

  • 9.8
    Outdoor Enthusiasts
  • 7.2
    Family Travellers
  • 7.2
    Luxury Travellers
  • 6.5
    Wellness
  • 6.5
    Adventure Travellers

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Local from San Diego

A little beach right next to the Amtrak! I always walk down here after Pizza Port or Station sushi. Nice overlook for wheelchairs / sand averse people, or walk in the water.

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Local from San Diego

The perfect beach for when you want to get away from the crowd. Really beautiful views, clean and peaceful. At first, you park on the street in the residential and the entrances are sort of tucked away. It's easy to miss them bc there's just a sign and a path that leads to the steps down to the beach.

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Local from San Diego

The best beach to go to if you're trying to get away from the crowd. Beautiful, peaceful beach. Entrances begin on the street. When you walk down the steps, it opens up out from the cliffs. Very clean too!

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San Luis Obispo

This is one of my favorite beach towns in San Diego. It is quaint and has a private feel to it. I like that you feel at peace here and not have as many tourists around. Parking can be a pain to find though if you are heading to the beach. This is also close to Encinitas. Most of the the people here are young in Solana Beach.

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Huntington Beach

Great place to visit and great place to live. Best way to get there from most places in California is to take the Amtrak Pacific Surfliner train. From the Solana Beach stop you can walk to just about anywhere in the town.

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Local from Vista

Carruth Cellars
A small winery set off the street in Solana Beach Ca. The atmosphere was cozy and minimal

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Local from San Diego

Carruth Cellars in Solana Beach takes a bit to find, being hidden up a long driveway behind a Coles.
The smell of fermenting wines, for me, takes a bit getting used to.
Had it not been for a Gogobot event, I would most likely not visit again. Of course, I don't drink alcohol, sooooo.

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Redwood City

A great area to learn to surf, calm waves and long stretched of beach. The town itself is very health conscious and active and also full of great boutiques and spas.

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Local from San Diego

Solana Beach is perfect. It's a nice little peaceful town on the Southern California coast. And everything moves a little bit slower here. The people are kind and welcoming. You just feel good being here.

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Los Angeles

Cute beach.
Free parking.

Note: They are have tons of construction.
It has a little park for little ones.

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